DRUMS & PERCUSSION
Drummer/Percussionist from Tauranga. Became professional back in 2002 tutoring drums & percussion, playing in various original and cover bands. Nick also takes the drum throne as the resident drummer and facilitator at Mount Brewing Co Brew Bar, Mount Live Lounge jam night in Mt Maunganui.
GUITAR - BASS - VOCALS
Performer, Beatmaker, Musician, Producer, Actor, Lecturer, Teacher & Gamer Laughton Kora has been playing music since the age of 6. First winning Smoke Free Rock Quest with band Aunty Beatrice, Laughton went on to perform with his band Kora all over the world for 8 years and completing a Bachelor of Arts in film and theatre at Toi Whakaari in Wellington.
Stan Bicknell - RELIEF TUTOR
DRUMS & PERCUSSION
Originally from the sunny Hawkes Bay, Stan Bicknell is a New Zealand based drummer who for the past 12years had based himself out of Melbourne, Australia. Over the years he has toured and recorded with many artists locally and internationally including 48May, The New Caledonia, Kimbra (NZ), as well as Miami Horror, Tonight Alive, & Ecca Vandal (AU).
BASS - GUITAR
My name is Max Stowers, I am a professional musician who has been residing in Australia for the past 12 years and and have worked in all facets of the music industry for the past 40 years. From music tuition to touring, studio work, live performances, sideman, original artist. My main instrument is bass guitar then guitar, ukelele, basic keyboards and drums. I have taught in a range of schools, polytechs in Auckland over the years and in Sydney. I would really love to pass on the knowledge that I have to keen talented kids who are passionate about music.
VOCALS - PIANO - TIN WHISTLE - VIOLIN
Claire is an enthusiastic and fun teacher from Northern Ireland who has been playing music since she was 8 years old. She began by learning the violin and tin whistle in primary school and since then has been involved in an array of different artistic and musical projects.